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Black Rice

The African Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Americas

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PAPERBACK

$29.50 • £23.95 • €26.50

ISBN 9780674008342

Publication: March 2002

Academic Trade

256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

18 halftones, 10 line illustrations, 1 map

World

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Encounters
  • 2. Rice Origins and Indigenous Knowledge
  • 3. Out of Africa: Rice Culture and African Continuities
  • 4. This Was “Woman’s Work”
  • 5. African Rice and the Atlantic World
  • 6. Legacies
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

Awards

  • 2003 James M. Blaut Innovative Publication Award, Cultural and Political Ecology Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers
  • Co-Winner, 2002 Melville J. Herskovits Award, African Studies Association
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